“Girl with Fair Hair”, Lucian Freud.
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Girl with Fair Hair”, Lucian Freud.

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“Madame Errazuriz (also known as Lady in Black)”, c.1882, John Singer Sargent.
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Madame Errazuriz (also known as Lady in Black)”, c.1882, John Singer Sargent.

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“Profile of a Woman in a Red Blouse”, 1897, Pierre-Auguste Renoir.
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Profile of a Woman in a Red Blouse”, 1897, Pierre-Auguste Renoir.

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“Portrait of Woman”, Pablo Picasso.
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Portrait of Woman”, Pablo Picasso.

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“Portrait of the Duchess of La Salle”, 1925, Tamara de Lempicka.
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Portrait of the Duchess of La Salle”, 1925, Tamara de Lempicka.

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“Self-Portrait in a Straw Hat”, 1782, Elisabeth-Louise Vigée-Lebrun.
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Self-Portrait in a Straw Hat”, 1782, Elisabeth-Louise Vigée-Lebrun.

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“Lady with an Ermine (Portrait of Cecilia Gallerani)" (detail), c.1490, Leonardo da Vinci.

Lady with an Ermine (Portrait of Cecilia Gallerani)" (detail), c.1490, Leonardo da Vinci.

“Portrait of a Lady”, 1879, Edouard Manet.
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Portrait of a Lady”, 1879, Edouard Manet.

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“Portrait of a Woman”, 1875, Alphonse Legros.
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Portrait of a Woman”, 1875, Alphonse Legros.

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Wednesday Special: Female Portraits Throughout Art History - a favorite of mine! :-)

entrancefree:

Aleksander Gierymski - Louvre at Night (1892)

entrancefree:

Aleksander Gierymski - Louvre at Night (1892)

A picture lives by companionship, expanding and quickening in the eyes of the sensitive observer. It dies by the same token. It is therefore risky to send it out into the world. How often it must be impaired by the eyes of the unfeeling and the cruelty of the impotent.
snowce:

Sally Mann, The Alligator’s Approach, 1988

snowce:

Sally Mann, The Alligator’s Approach, 1988

leprincelointain:

Jean-André Rixens (1846-1925), La Mort de Cléopâtre - 1874

leprincelointain:

Jean-André Rixens (1846-1925), La Mort de Cléopâtre - 1874

1910-again:

Otto Marseus van Schrieck, Snakes, Toads and Butterflies c.1639-1678

1910-again:

Otto Marseus van Schrieck, Snakes, Toads and Butterflies c.1639-1678